NOF Seeking Candidates for North American Editor-in-Chief of Osteoporosis International »

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NOF is seeking candidates to serve as the North American Editor-in-Chief ofOsteoporosis International for a 5-year term beginning in late 2015. Osteoporosis International is an international multi-disciplinary journal and a joint initiative of NOF and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). The journal provides a forum for the communication and exchange of current ideas concerning the… Read more »

ISO15 Brings World Renowned Bone Health Experts to Washington, DC »

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Meeting to Feature the Latest, Clinically-Relevant Information on the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis and Explore Ways to Reduce the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Every Year The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s (NOF) annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis 2015 (ISO15), taking place in Washington, DC from May 19-22, has attracted the… Read more »

How Strong Are Your Bones? May is National Osteoporosis Month »

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NOF Offers Free Resources and a Bone Basics Webinar to Raise Awareness about Osteoporosis and Fractures NOF is kicking off National Osteoporosis Month today and issuing a call to action to Break Free from Osteoporosis. As part of the awareness and educational initiative, NOF is offering free resources and a webinar to help raise awareness… Read more »

NOF Announces Dr. Helen Burstin, Chief Scientific Officer of The National Quality Forum, as Keynote Speaker for ISO15 »

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Dr. Burstin to Kickoff NOF’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 20 in Washington, DC The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announced Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, FACP, Chief Scientific Officer of The National Quality Forum, as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO15). Dr. Burstin will deliver the keynote address, “Opportunities for Performance… Read more »

NOF Announces 2015 Recipient of the Lawrence G. Raisz Memorial Lecture Award »

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Dr. Robert Recker to Kickoff NOF’s Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO15) The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announced Dr. Robert Recker, Immediate Past President and long-term NOF Board of Trustees member as the recipient of its 2015 Lawrence G. Raisz, MD Memorial Lecture Award. Dr. Recker will present at the opening session of NOF’s Interdisciplinary Symposium… Read more »

New Research Shows 93 Percent of U.S. Adults Unaware of Men’s Risk for Osteoporosis »

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Osteoporosis is responsible for nearly two million broken bones every year, but continues to be ignored by the public and neglected by doctors New survey findings released by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) for World Osteoporosis Day show that on average, 93 percent of nearly 1,200 adults surveyed are unaware how common osteoporotic fractures are… Read more »

NOF and NBHA in Collaboration with CECity, Inc., Announce Designation as CMS Recognized Osteoporosis Quality Improvement Qualified Clinical Data Registry »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) Osteoporosis Quality Improvement Registry (QIR), developed in collaboration with CECity, Inc., as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for the CMS Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) in the 2014 program year officially launched today at www.medconcert.com/FractureQIR. The registry will allow eligible professionals (healthcare professionals… Read more »

NOF Announces New Officers and Members of its Board of Trustees »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) named new officers and members to its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, held in New Orleans from April 23-26. Bringing their leadership skills and specialized backgrounds to NOF, the new board officers and members will greatly benefit the organization as it works to… Read more »

54 Million Americans Affected by Osteoporosis and Low Bone Mass »

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NOF Releases Updated Data Detailing the Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Low Bone Mass in the U.S. WASHINGTON, DC (June 2, 2014) — The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today released updated prevalence data estimating that a total of 54 million U.S. adults age 50 and older are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass. Recently published… Read more »

May is National Osteoporosis Month »

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Two Million Fractures Occur Each Year in the U.S. Due to Osteoporosis. NOF Encourages Everyone to Break Free from Osteoporosis Do you know someone over the age of 50 who has broken a bone? Perhaps your mother “tripped” in the garden and broke her wrist? Or your neighbor broke his ankle walking on the golf… Read more »